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Protest: World Bank’s ICSID Hearing Lawsuit Against El Salvador

Join Institute for Policy Studies’ Global Economy Project and other allies on El Salvador's Independence Day for a demonstration to say "yes" to life, "no" to mining by protesting the free trade agreements like the TPP!
Hopefully, this is the dawn of a new day, when public financing of coal mines and power plants around the world is no longer acceptable. After 16 years of persistent pressure from IPS and other groups, our government seems to finally be listening.
The World Bank is phasing out of coal and ramping up support for "fracked" natural gas, even though research suggests that climate impacts of fracking may be even worse than coal.
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